Connect Fiji Limited boss Sharon Smith Johns has been terminated by Telecom Fiji Ltd.
Connect, an internet provider, is a subsidiary of Telecom Fiji Ltd (TFL).
Coupfourpointfive has been told that along with Johns, TFL's General Manager Marketing Ian Lyons has also been terminated.
According to sources, both positions are to be filled by locals as Johns and Lyons are expatriates.
Sources say that five days ago Sharon Johns went to Queen Elizabeth Barracks to meet with senior military officers to get her termination rescinded.
When Frank Bainimarama's return to the country from New York last week, TFL management visited and briefed him on the reason to remove expatriates and appoint locals.
Johns has been an active supporter of Frank Bainimarama's interim government since the December 2006 coup.
She was also appointed Chairman of Fiji Audio Visual Commission.